The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 736 779 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.38% 21.15% 26.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.59% 56.49% 63.58%
Number of salaries quoted 670 738 1055
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1278 1379 1779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.91% 37.44% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1247 1648
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 52 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Wigan +7 44 £32,500 -5.10% 9
Bolton -3 41 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Altrincham -4 19 £36,000 -4.00% 13
Salford -5 14 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - 14 £47,500 -
Oldham +4 10 £22,500 -11.25% 1
Bury +5 8 £39,000 +59.18% 2
Cheadle +2 1 - - 3
Rochdale -10 1 £52,000 +60.00% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 921 (56.78%) .NET
2 881 (54.32%) C#
3 753 (46.42%) SQL
4 724 (44.64%) ASP.NET
5 558 (34.40%) Microsoft
6 535 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
7 464 (28.61%) HTML
8 458 (28.24%) MVC
9 431 (26.57%) JavaScript
10 388 (23.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 385 (23.74%) CSS
12 367 (22.63%) Windows
13 335 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 317 (19.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 300 (18.50%) Finance
16 289 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
16 289 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 267 (16.46%) T-SQL
18 261 (16.09%) jQuery
19 260 (16.03%) TDD
20 254 (15.66%) MS Excel
21 239 (14.73%) XML
22 227 (14.00%) OO
23 223 (13.75%) VB.NET
24 222 (13.69%) WCF
25 221 (13.63%) Web Services
26 188 (11.59%) Degree
27 182 (11.22%) .NET Framework
28 175 (10.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 174 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 171 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 114 (7.03%) IIS
3 69 (4.25%) Node.js
4 60 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 51 (3.14%) CMS
6 36 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 36 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 24 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.29%) Apache
11 19 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.68%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.62%) SAS
16 6 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 254 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.13%) PowerPivot
3 60 (3.70%) MS Office
4 21 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.37%) MS Project
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.68%) Magento
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.062%) Exstream
8 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.062%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.05%) SaaS
5 16 (0.99%) Office 365
6 6 (0.37%) Yammer
6 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.12%) GitHub
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.062%) PaaS
9 1 (0.062%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.19%) Firewall
2 55 (3.39%) SAN
3 49 (3.02%) HTTP
4 47 (2.90%) Internet
5 40 (2.47%) DNS
6 31 (1.91%) LAN
7 27 (1.66%) WAN
8 24 (1.48%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.42%) DHCP
10 21 (1.29%) VPN
11 16 (0.99%) NAS
11 16 (0.99%) SMTP
12 14 (0.86%) Wireless
13 12 (0.74%) LDAP
14 10 (0.62%) SSL
15 8 (0.49%) MPLS
15 8 (0.49%) Intranet
16 7 (0.43%) VLAN
17 6 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
17 6 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (23.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 335 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 317 (19.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 175 (10.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 174 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 134 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
7 123 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 112 (6.91%) Relational Database
9 74 (4.56%) MySQL
10 68 (4.19%) RDBMS
11 46 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 42 (2.59%) Oracle Database
13 38 (2.34%) DB2
14 37 (2.28%) OLAP
15 34 (2.10%) MongoDB
16 32 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
17 27 (1.66%) Data Mining
18 24 (1.48%) OLTP
19 21 (1.29%) DTS
20 19 (1.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 100 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 82 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (3.70%) NUnit
4 59 (3.64%) Subversion
5 30 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 29 (1.79%) Moq
7 16 (0.99%) JIRA
8 15 (0.92%) MSTest
9 14 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.74%) Maven
11 11 (0.68%) ClearCase
11 11 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (0.55%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.55%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.43%) Selenium
14 6 (0.37%) NCrunch
14 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 300 (18.50%) Finance
2 68 (4.19%) Retail
3 51 (3.14%) Marketing
4 42 (2.59%) Games
5 40 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.16%) Banking
7 12 (0.74%) Advertising
8 10 (0.62%) Legal
9 7 (0.43%) Local Government
9 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.37%) Billing
11 5 (0.31%) Automotive
11 5 (0.31%) Law
11 5 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.062%) Electronics
14 1 (0.062%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.062%) German Language
Job Titles
1 999 (61.59%) Developer
2 446 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 308 (18.99%) C# Developer
4 226 (13.93%) Senior Developer
5 217 (13.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 175 (10.79%) Analyst
7 170 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 144 (8.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 129 (7.95%) Software Developer
10 111 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 94 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 88 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 87 (5.36%) DBA
14 71 (4.38%) Architect
14 71 (4.38%) Web Developer
15 60 (3.70%) Junior
15 60 (3.70%) SQL DBA
16 59 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
17 57 (3.51%) Team Leader
18 51 (3.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 921 (56.78%) .NET
2 724 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 464 (28.61%) HTML
4 385 (23.74%) CSS
5 289 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 261 (16.09%) jQuery
7 239 (14.73%) XML
8 222 (13.69%) WCF
9 221 (13.63%) Web Services
10 182 (11.22%) .NET Framework
11 165 (10.17%) HTML5
12 117 (7.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 98 (6.04%) LINQ
14 96 (5.92%) Ajax
15 88 (5.43%) SOAP
16 85 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 78 (4.81%) JSON
18 75 (4.62%) CSS3
19 69 (4.25%) WPF
20 68 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 162 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 52 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.34%) iPhone
6 38 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 31 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
8 28 (1.73%) Replication
8 28 (1.73%) Clustering
9 27 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.54%) Streaming Music
11 22 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.29%) Physics
13 19 (1.17%) FlexPod
13 19 (1.17%) User Experience
14 15 (0.92%) NHS
15 12 (0.74%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.62%) Data Extraction
17 9 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 367 (22.63%) Windows
2 81 (4.99%) Linux
3 66 (4.07%) Android
4 50 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (2.96%) UNIX
6 32 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.54%) Solaris
8 25 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 22 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.23%) AIX
12 19 (1.17%) HPUX
12 19 (1.17%) OS/400
12 19 (1.17%) zOS
12 19 (1.17%) SUSE
13 17 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (28.24%) MVC
3 289 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
4 260 (16.03%) TDD
5 227 (14.00%) OO
6 171 (10.54%) Web Development
7 156 (9.62%) Scrum
8 140 (8.63%) Software Engineering
9 129 (7.95%) Project Management
10 123 (7.58%) Web Application Development
11 116 (7.15%) E-Commerce
12 114 (7.03%) CRM
13 103 (6.35%) Unit Testing
14 100 (6.17%) ITIL
15 94 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 93 (5.73%) Dependency Injection
17 92 (5.67%) OOD
18 90 (5.55%) Performance Tuning
19 85 (5.24%) Migration
20 84 (5.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 881 (54.32%) C#
2 753 (46.42%) SQL
3 431 (26.57%) JavaScript
4 267 (16.46%) T-SQL
5 223 (13.75%) VB.NET
6 82 (5.06%) VB
7 78 (4.81%) Java
8 74 (4.56%) PHP
9 50 (3.08%) VBA
10 43 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 40 (2.47%) C++
12 37 (2.28%) C
13 30 (1.85%) VB6
14 19 (1.17%) VBScript
15 16 (0.99%) Delphi
16 15 (0.92%) Ruby
17 12 (0.74%) Python
17 12 (0.74%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.43%) X++
19 4 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 188 (11.59%) Degree
2 64 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.11%) MCITP
5 17 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (0.99%) MCP
6 16 (0.99%) MCTS
7 15 (0.92%) MCSE
7 15 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.80%) CCNA
9 13 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.68%) ISEB
10 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 10 (0.62%) MCPD
12 9 (0.55%) CISSP
12 9 (0.55%) CISM
12 9 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.43%) VCAP
14 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.58%) QA
2 23 (1.42%) SLA
3 15 (0.92%) WAI
4 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) BS7799
5 1 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 88 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 74 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.66%) vSphere
5 19 (1.17%) KVM
6 15 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.37%) XenApp
8 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.18%) XenServer
9 2 (0.12%) vCloud
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.12%) Varnish
10 1 (0.062%) NFS
10 1 (0.062%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (1.29%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.49%) SCOM
3 7 (0.43%) WSUS
4 6 (0.37%) SCCM
4 6 (0.37%) WMI
5 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.25%) Puppet
7 3 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.12%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.12%) Control-M
8 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.062%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.062%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 558 (34.40%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.08%) Oracle
3 108 (6.66%) VMware
4 55 (3.39%) Cisco
5 48 (2.96%) NetApp
6 39 (2.40%) Google
7 37 (2.28%) HP
8 32 (1.97%) Citrix
9 27 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.54%) Sybase
10 25 (1.54%) EMC
10 25 (1.54%) Sitecore
11 22 (1.36%) IBM
11 22 (1.36%) Juniper
11 22 (1.36%) Business Objects
12 19 (1.17%) SAP
12 19 (1.17%) Symantec
12 19 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 19 (1.17%) BMC
12 19 (1.17%) CA
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + out of hours allowance
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £26,000 to £35,000 + career + benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
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Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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